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. (cheers and applause) i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. >> four more years! >> jon: no, no you know, i can't, i already served my two terms. no, i get it, i get what you're saying, man, but jus just-- the constitution is what-- oh, you me-- oh, okay. (laughter) bill clinton feeds off an audience like superman drawing power from the earth. yellow sun. that obligation will be determined by their salary. this will change the future for young americans. (cheers and applause) >> jon: whoo! so after an inspiring but tight 35 minutes stem winder-- what, that wasn't the end, now that brings me to health care. >> jon: 35 minutes into this thing are you really going to go to health care t is past 11:00 t is kind of a complicated subject, but have at it. >> let me ask you something, are we better off because president obama fought for health-care reform? you bet we are. >> jon: thank you, good night, everybody. and god bless those of you who can still catch the very end of the cowboys giants game on -- >> there were two other attacks on the president in tampa. >>
as an emissary of the united states our president, i know, was scheduled to meet with you today. (laughter) he was not doing a stupid t.v. show. (laughter) he was very busy with strategic-- meetings. (laughter) whoopi goldbergstan, i believe it is. >> i heard. >> jon: that the talk of-- you were at the u.n. today. does anyone-- is there any discussion amongst world leaders about the american president not being available for face-to-face meetings? is that not a-- is that upsetting? >> not that i heard, no. i think everybody's there preparing for their speeches and in side meets with other leaders. that was not an issue. >> jon: so we are, in fact, perhaps, in some respects blowing this out of proportion? >> most likely, probably. (laughter) >> jon: although inside it does hurt a little bit, doesn't it? (laughter) how are things? you are neighbors with-- for some perspective with our audience who believe you're somewhere off the coast of bermuda-- (laughter). you are bordered by iraq, syria-- >> yes. >> jon: israel and saudi arabia. >> egypt. >> jon: and egypt. so how are things? (laughter) >>
, the world watched with bated breath. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. ( cheers and applause ) >> jon: oh, my god, thank god, i was so sure he was going to break up with us. oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god! he still thinks we can make this work. so america sat down, leaned forward and waited to see if he would deliver that old obama magic. >> we believe that when a c.e.o. pays his auto workers enough to buy the cars that they built, the whole company does better. we believe that when a family can no longer be tricked into signing a mortgage they can't afford, that family's protected, but so is the value of other people's homes. we believe the little girl who is offered an escape from poverty by a great teacher on a grant for college could become next steve jobs. >> jon: ♪ we believe we can fly ♪ he had it again. but every moment of soaring rhetoric was tempered with a more sober reality. >> i won't pretend the path i am offering is quick or easy. i never have. >> jon: ♪ we believe we can fly. . but obviously flying carries with it some inher
>> stephen: my guest tonights the 42nd president of the united states. the annual initiative quicks off this thursday, please welcome back to the program president bill clinton. (cheers and applause) >> thank you, thank you. >> jon: let me ask you, so give any good speeches lately? or, how did that feel at the convention? could you tell that you were crushing it as you were doing it? did you feel that? >> yes and no but, you know, what i mean by that is i work so hard on that, for weeks and weeks and weeks. and then the white house designated bruce reed who worked for vice president biden now, and worked with me for eight years. >> jon: right. >> and worked with erskine bowles on that budget project to help me. and gene sperling, the national economics adviser who also worked with me for eight years came in and we worked the last day and a half after doing all this other work. and i was just determined to get the facts right and i, and to simplify the argument. >> right. >> without being simplistic. i didn't want to talk down to people. i wanted to explain what i thought was going on. >
concerned about decaying moral values. >> the united states of america is the greatest job generating opportunity-expanding country ever created! >> jon: yes, republicans we know god, faith, family, jobs, it's... sorry? oh, those were the democrats? (laughter) (bleep) really? yes, if you tuned in last night, not only would you have gotten a strong dose of supposedly republican-owned themes of family values, self-reliance and faith, the democrats even threw in some bonus patriotism, including talk of military families, sacrifice, and actual war heroes! in much the same way that last week the republicans loaded up their stage with diversity to fight the notion they're a party of white guys. last night, the democrats pushed back on their stereotype with so many soldiers and clergymen you could almost forget you were watching the democratic convention. >> i'm jewish, i'm gay, i'm a father. >> jon: almost. (laughter) (cheers and applause) of course, democrats had the diversity angle well covered by filling the convention hall with democrats. (laughter) yet, black people, asians, sikhs, jew
, the current state of the world, everyone was expecting some high drama during this week's session. >> and now to that showdown over iran. >> all eyes are on the united nation. >> fiery rhetoric from the iranian president. >> next up of course the showdown over iran. we'll see it all play out at the united nations. >> jon: it's on, world war iii, president obama opened so he had a chance to draw first blood. >> the iran yen government continues to prop up a dictator in damascus and supports terrorist group as broad. time and again it has failed to take the opportunity to demonstrates that nuclear program is peaceful. >> jon: oh yeah. here it come, people, president obama is going to be like, so it is 0800, bombing starts in an hour, who here wants to be in a coalition of the winning because we're about to [bleep] democracy! (cheers and applause) >> so let me be clear, america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy. >> jon: diplomacy? you're johnnie jones a lot. dr. seal team 6. the guy who made sure there's no i in bin laden. (laughter) and suddenly you're up there practically quoting g
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